Providers

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Phong H. Nguyen, MD

Medical Director

 

Dr. Nguyen came to the United States after the Vietnam War. His family settled in Cleveland Ohio where at the age of 5 he saw snow for the first time. Dr. Nguyen grew up in the Cleveland Metro area. He attended Case Western Reserve University and graduated with a B.A. in biology. Dr. Nguyen continued his education at Case Western Reserve University Medical School and obtained his MD. He chose to further his training at one of the smallest most rural family practice residencies in the small town, Blackstone, south of Richmond. He spent three years in Blackstone making house calls and also moonlighting in the local emergency department. Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Nguyen accepted a full-time position in the emergency department there. Dr. Nguyen went on to practice at many other facilities within North Carolina and Virginia. With over 17 years experience in the emergency department, Dr. Nguyen places great attention and detail to maintaining patient safety.

 

Favorite Treatment: Neurotoxins

Favorite Injectable: Bellafill.    (5yr. filler)

Favorite Product: Bleaching Cream

Favorite Treatment Room: Bamboo Room

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Hana Petrea

Medical Esthetician

 

Hana is a licensed Medical Esthetician, and graduated from Aveda Institute Chapel Hill in 2011 and has been in medical skincare since. She is very passionate about helping people with their skincare needs and achieving the best results. To expand her diverse skills she attended the “Aesthetic Show” education seminar in Las Vegas in 2017 and the “Women of Color” education seminar in Las Vegas in 2011, enhancing her knowledge of patients with darker skin types III-VI. Some of her specialties include custom facials, hydrafacials, acne treatments, chemical peels, dermaplaning, microneedling, and laser treatments. Previous experience in extensive assisting in minimally invasive medical procedures like Smart-lipo and Thermi-Tight. Additionally, she is knowledgeable and trained with a variety of different skincare products: Image, PCA, Neocutis, Skinmedica, Alastin, and EltaMD. Hana enjoys spending time with family and friends, and hiking with her dog Smokey. 

Favorite Treatment: SkinPen Microneedling 

Favorite Injectable: Neurotoxins

Favorite Topical Product: Image Vital C Water Burst

Favorite Treatment Room: Water Room 

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Erica Kelly

MMS, PA-C

 

Erica has 7 years experience in aesthetic medicine, and over 10 years in dermatology and skin surgery. She graduated Wake Forest School of Medicine PA program at the top of her class. Her expertise includes injectables, laser and energy treatments, and more. She passionately pursues the latest aesthetic education and research, including at national conferences. Erica is known for her gentle touch with needles, and loves to integrate skin care with Medspa treatments to achieve natural looking results. Let Erica create a complete treatment plan for you! 

Aesthetic Injector - 7 years

Dermatology PA - 10+ years

Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Allergan Master Class for Injectors -  2019

Favorite Treatment: Her signature cheek lift and lip refresh brings a new elegance to the face.

Favorite Injectables: Restylane and Juvederm

Favorite Product: SkinBetter AlphaRet Creams

Favorite Room: Crystal Room

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Paula Carter

RN

 

Paula is a rare Raleigh native and has been working as a Registered Nurse for over 30 years. The majority of her nursing career was spent in Women and Infant Services at Wake Med. She has been part of our staff since the opening of Luna Sol and quickly made the transition to Nurse Injector. Paula has been through extensive training and is certified in injectable treatments such as neuromodulators and fillers, our various laser treatments, and body contouring treatments. She has attended the World Congress American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine in Chicago and the Bellafill Summit for Success in Dallas. She has a passion for research and learning and has brought many new techniques and treatments to the spa. Paula values getting to know her clients, helping them achieve their personal aesthetic goals, and was awarded an Aesthetics Everything Top Aesthetics Nurse 2019 Award.

Paula is happily married to Philip and they have four sons, a granddaughter, and grandson between them. She enjoys loving on her three cats, reading historical fiction, embroidery, concerts and the theater, and loves to travel.

Favorite Treatment: Plasma Pen

Favorite Injectables: Restylane Kysse and Radiesse

Favorite Topical Product: Neocutis Bio-Gel

Favorite Treatment Room: Earth Room

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Danielle Rice

RN

 

With over 10 years of experience in cosmetic nursing, Danielle is a master aesthetic provider and is the vision behind LunaSol. Danielle has obtained advanced training & certifications and brings a vast experience working with various aesthetic procedures. It is of utmost importance to her to provide exceptional treatments using proven technology and with a compassionate demeanor. Danielle's greatest joy is seeing the instant excitement she can provide to her clients through her services and believes that beauty goes beyond the physical. She wants to offer them not only beautiful, well-treated skin, but a relaxing, pampering, energy-healing experience that leaves them restored at every level.

Outside of the spa, Danielle enjoys spending time with her husband, baby boy, and adorable pups at home. She loves to travel, go boating, and you can find her most weekends in Wilmington during the summer.

 

Favorite Treatment: Using a combination of treatments to achieve natural, long-lasting results

Favorite Injectable: The right product, for the right person, for the right area

Favorite Topical Product: Neocutis Bio-Gel

Favorite Treatment Room: Sun Room

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Selina Llamas

Medical Esthetician

 

Selina has been a licensed Medical Aesthetician for 12 years. She worked as a Medical Aesthetician and Plastic Surgery consultant in Los Angeles before moving to Wake Forest, NC.  She specializes in all anti-aging laser treatments, chemical peels, RF microneedling and custom facials. She has worked with numerous Medical grade skincare lines and is an expert at educating her clients about skincare treatments and skincare regimens. She looks forward to consulting and treating all her new clients at LunaSol Med spa and sharing her knowledge. 

Favorite Treatment: Coolpeel 

Favorite Injectable: Lip Filler (Restylane Kysse)

Favorite Topical Product: Neocutis Bio-Serum Firm

Favorite Treatment Room: Moon Room

Support Staff

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Brooke Gamber

Office Manager

 

Brooke is originally from PA but has called North Carolina home since 1990. She came to LunaSol as a client, experienced the positive, nurturing environment and wanted to be part of it! Brooke spent 19 years in the Health and Wellness field and now is excited to continue to help people through a different means. She is thrilled to be part of a team that listens to client's needs and makes them feel respected, embraced and ultimately part of a family. 

Brooke and her husband, Trent, live in Wake Forest. They have a blended family of four children: Griffin, Maria, Briana and Katie. Brooke enjoys spending time with friends and family, working out, being outdoors and spending time on the water.

 

Favorite Treatment: Fraxel

Favorite Injectable: Restylane Kysse

Favorite Topical Product: Lumiere Firm Riche

Favorite Treatment Room: Moon Room

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Anna Buckey

Admin Team

 

Anna Buckey is a true North Carolinian. She was born and raised in Raleigh, where she now resides with her husband Dave. She has five children, George, Mary, Tim, Harmony, and Tommy, and three grandchildren, Jaxton, Emilia, and Evi.

Because of her love of people, Anna has worked in the customer service field for decades. She is energetic, personable and kind-hearted and is thrilled to be part of the LunaSol team.

When she isn't working you'll find her attending NC State football games, reading on the beach, or leisurely walking her dog, Pepper.

 

Favorite Treatment: Microneedling

Favorite Injectable: Restylane Kysse

Favorite Topical Product: Image Vital-C Cleanser

Favorite Treatment Room: Sun Room

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MaryBeth Margolis

Event Coordinator

 

MaryBeth is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. She has a background in hospitality and social work. She loves to greet patients warmly and make them feel comfortable. Her smile will put you at ease, and her generous spirit will remain with you even after you leave.

MaryBeth lives in North Raleigh with her husband and four children. She enjoys exercise, tennis, cooking, spending time with family and traveling.  

 

Favorite Treatment: Fraxel

Favorite Injectable: Botox

Favorite Topical Product: Neocutis Bio Firm

Favorite Treatment Room: Crystal Room

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Britta VanAmburgh

Admin Team

 

Britta is from Cary, North Carolina and has a little ranch style home right in the same town she grew up in. Mountain girl and beach girl, Britta loves to cook, play scrabble, jog trails, play tennis and snuggle next to a bond fire. She has a Betta fish named Luchee who loves to eat just as much as she does. He loves his momma . One of her passions is to help boost confidence. Britta has been in the customer service industry for 10 years, the best part of her day is seeing someone come in with insecurities or doubts and by the end of their experience they are glowing and smiling. Britta's job and passion is to always turn those frowns upside down! She is so happy to be a part of the vision and unity of LunaSol. Excited to provide each client with an experience that makes memories.

Favorite Treatment : Facials

Favorite Injectable : Botox

Favorite Topical Product: Neocutis Lumiere Eye Cream 

Favorite Treatment Room: Crystal Room

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Sandra Pickle

Web Administrator/

Digital Marketing

 

Sandra lives on Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia with her husband Mike. They have three sons, Matthew, Cameron and Dustin. They have five grandchildren, Lincoln, Roan, Camila, Aviela and Lila. She and Mike enjoy working out, eating healthy and traveling as much as possible to see their children/grandchildren. Sandra has been working in promotions, graphic design and web administration for 17 years. She has been with LunaSol Med Spa since day one and is looking forward to continuing to use her communications and design skills to support LunaSol and their desire to serve their clients needs and give back by serving their community.

Favorite Treatment: CoolPeel CO2 Laser

Favorite Injectable: Botox

Favorite Topical Product: Neocutis Bio-Serum Firm & Firm Cream

Favorite Treatment Room: Water Room